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Mark Cudek

Director, Early Music Program, Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, Lute

B.F.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.M., Peabody Conservatory. Founding member of the Baltimore Consort. Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Early Music Festival. Guest artist with Apollo's Fire, the Catacoustic Consort, Folger Consort, Hesperus, Piffaro, Pomerium, and the Western Wind. Early Music America's 2001 recipient of the Thomas Binkley Award for outstanding Collegium Director and 2005 recipient of its award for Outstanding Contributions to Early Music Education. Appearances at the Boston Early Music Festival; Tage Alter Musik, Regensburg; Glasgow International Early Music Festival; Spoleto Festival, Charleston. Other venues include: Vienna Konzerthaus, Teatro Nacional de Panama, New York Metropolitan Museum, and the Kennedy Center. Radio credits include NPR, CBC, and BBC. Television appearances on CBC and CNN's World Beat. Film credits: Hunter's Moon and Sleepy Hollow. Twenty-four recordings on Dorian, Windham Hill, Linn, Greenhays, Golden Apple, Maggie's Music, and Koch. Publications of lute transcriptions and entabulations for Mel Bay and Lyra Music Publications. Founder and director of the high school early music program, Interlochen Arts Camp.